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DOUCHE OF THE WEEK

MN Council Member Opposes Domestic Registry, Calls LGBTs “Weird Little Group”

Each week, Queerty picks one blowhard, hypocrite, airhead, sanctimonious prick or other enemy of all that is queer to be the Douche of the Week. Have a nominee for DOTW? E-mail it to us at holla@queerty.com.

 

Today’s Douche of the Week comes courtesy of Queerty reader Matt and Minnesota Independent reporter Andy Birkey. Matt turned us on to Andy’s article about the Inver Grove Heights city council and its decision to reject a proposed domestic-partner registry.

Because God forbid those horrible Sodomites get discount admission to the zoo like good Christian couples do!

There were plenty of villains in this small-town story: There was anti-registry resident Bill Kostner, who told the council, “this issue has nothing to do with the growth of Inver Grove Heights, its fiscal base [or] the safety of the community for its citizens.” There were the cowardly council members who silently voted down the measure, even though several community members demonstrated its clear benefits to the area.

But the real  douche in this scenario has to be council member Dennis Madden, who seemed to foam at the mouth over the very idea of LGBT couples and thought the town’s policies should be in line with the anti-marriage-equality amendment appearing on the ballotnext year.

“I’m getting a little tired of seeing the standards and morals of this country going down the tubes and the political correctness that’s allowed and I think it’s a disgrace to our community, our state and our country.”

“I’m tired of these weird little groups that do all these strange things. I’m fed up with that. Whatever you do in your private life is your business, but don’t ask me to come along and approve it.”

 

You know, we think Madden and the gay community actually have something in common: Each is waiting for the other to just hurry up and die already.

All together now: What a douche!

Oh, and, Rosemary Piekarski Krech, the lone council member who voted in favor of the registry? You’re getting a Christmas card from us this year.

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Oct 30, 2011
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  • 12 Comments
    • Little Kiwi
      Little Kiwi

      he also totes misses Segregation.

      Oct 28, 2011 at 12:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Michael
      Michael

      Weird little groups? This coming from a hypocritical idiot who is no question about it RELIGIOUS yet he thinks he can hate people spew vile at them for being different. Then pray every night to his GOD as if hes a perfect little angel who can be forgiven and absolved of HIS sins? Dumbass people like him are the weird ones and the hypocritical narrowminded ones as well.

      This moron probably masturbates then asks his GOD for forgiveness.What a fucking joke on so many levels these people are like him.

      Oct 28, 2011 at 12:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jim Hlavac
      Jim Hlavac

      Who’s asking for his approval? Seems like we just want to be able to access laws like anyone else. Even stranger — the whole country is filled with “weird little groups” — why, that seems the whole point of the nation.

      Oct 28, 2011 at 12:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      Here’s this asshole’s logic:

      Homosexuals shouldn’t get a discount at the zoo due to their private bedroom behavior.

      But heterosexuals should.

      Because all heterosexual sexual behavior is approved by everyone.

      So there you have it. The nice young lesbian moms should pay full price for their family while the wife-swapping, bukkake-exhibitionist married couple should get a break.

      It’s what Baby Jesus wants.

      Oct 28, 2011 at 2:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Little Kiwi
      Little Kiwi

      it’s like Donald Trump claiming to favor “traditional marriage”

      does that mean if i marry my boyfriend, make him my husband, and then cheat on him with another man that I then fly to where my husband and our family are vacationing (so i can bone them both at the same time without my husband knowing) that he’ll approve? what if i then marry the guy i’m having the affair with, but divorce him before 10 years has passed so i don’t have to pay that much in a settlement, then i marry a supermodel?

      because that, apparently, is what defines Tradition to The Trump.

      Oct 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • blatherer
      blatherer

      When did the word gay get banned on this site? Homosexual couples are now labeled LGBT couples?

      Oct 28, 2011 at 3:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kenny
      Kenny

      When will Queerty nominate itself for this award? Plenty of its articles would qualify.

      Oct 29, 2011 at 11:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David Ehrenstein
      David Ehrenstein

      I can hear the toe-tapping from here.

      Oct 31, 2011 at 1:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      typical christian crap

      Oct 31, 2011 at 2:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
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      Oct 31, 2011 at 2:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Queer Supremacist
      Queer Supremacist

      @the crustybastard: And now that you mentioned Jesus, how can anyone take the words of someone who worships a convicted felon seriously?

      Nov 2, 2011 at 3:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • open christian
      open christian

      LOL

      I find it a little “queer” that hate mongering and hypocrisy can only be seen on one side.

      OK for this:
      Each week, Queerty picks one blowhard, hypocrite, airhead, sanctimonious prick or other enemy of all that is queer to be the Douche of the Week.

      but say your part of a “weird little groups” and the Hate comes out.

      Brovo….

      Nov 7, 2011 at 4:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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